Virgil Dodson (Actuate Corporation )
Making with Eclipse · Sponsored
Monday, 13:00, 20 minutes | Cypress
You may have heard of BIRT, the Eclipse Foundation Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools open source project sponsored by Actuate, but are wondering what it is and how it might help you. This session introduces BIRT and looks at how you can leverage BIRT to quickly create data-driven reports, web pages, and compelling information visualizations using its visual drag-and-drop design environment. This session provides a great orientation to the BIRT project and technology and how it might benefit your applications.
Virgil Dodson is a Developer Evangelist at Actuate Corporation and blogger and forum moderator at BIRT Exchange. Virgil has over 14 years experience as a software developer. For the past 7 years he has helped Java developers get started with Actuate's embedded reporting products. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry.